Tag: China

Chinese Metallic Money and Cash

Chinese monetary history is a topic that requires readers to leave behind certain concepts that have characterised our money for some time.

Tea: not only a drink, but also a means of payment

Nowadays, commercial transactions are standardized. We pay for goods and services either with coins, notes, electronic or bank money. Nevertheless this has not always been the case.

Paper money, a Chinese invention?

First paper, then paper money. This is pure logic. It is hardly surprising that the first notes or better, the first paper money, appeared in China. With the invention of paper and printing on its account, this country was almost destined to produce the first paper money.